Archive for August, 2012
by Christine Barnett. London, UK Nature inspired prints, with hues of blue and undertones of terracotta or emerald green; precisely printed on silks or high thread count cottons, are all about simple structure. Wear them with stone washed denim or darker tones to bring out the paintings of nature. Don’t be afraid to take your own pictures and run to the printers. […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK Fuchia or Schiaparelli’s pink you decide, but I like the contrast with your summer tan. The good news is you can dress in hot pink from head to toe on this one. Choose a full on look or just play on accessories. Go for more saturated hues than fuchsia in Hollywood cerise on lighter fabrics. […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK The film on Anna Karenina comes out any day now. Inspired by grace, elegance and the modern day trend of platforms + chiffon skirts with accordion pleating. Dressing up like a lady is always on trend, and elongating heels are a classic body sculptor. Go for airy colors in the summer to contrast your tan and darker shades during the […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK Rainbow tie dye denim is this summer wardrobe staple. Wear it in the city or take it to the beach. The idea seems optimistic. The class is added with the tie dyeing job despite the somewhat awkward length. Yes, you wouldn’t want to meet your BF’s parents in those, but your won’t be overweight at […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK It may not be here to stay, but it’s here for the moment. And, it’s been faithful to us since last summer. My favorite neon shade is on the YSL nail lacquers (not polishes, mind!) but lacquers. String along sound like you’re drinking something bitter and terribly grown up, for this trend […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK After five decades Yoko Ono remains an outstanding artist, filmmaker, poet, musician, writer, performance artist and peace activist. She has influenced generations of people. TO THE LIGHT, is a major exhibition of her work at the Serpentine Gallery in London and reflects upon her enormous impact as an artist, and a pioneering […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK Spending summer in the Riviera? Spring trend of pastels is leaning into the summer. Think of it, as pastel shades as updated neutrals. Freshen up the pastels with a shot of mint ans team up with beige and cream coloured hues.
About the look: white Barbara Bui jacket, white top by Topshop, silk leggings by Dolce & Gabbana, shoes by Miu Miu, purple and blue leather bag by Givenchy, rose gold bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels, gold rose Juste Un Clue by Cartier, leather and gold purple Kelly bracelet by Hermes.
by Christine Barnett. London, UK Foreword. I was lucky enough to visit Madrid and their celebrated El Museo de Arte Thyssen-Bornemisca which featured an exhibition on Hopper. Edward Hopper, was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker, engaged with a technically modernist approach, but with a hint of utopian rationality. He breathed a breath of fresh […]
by Christine Barnett. London, UK The preparation for summer and the Jubilee weekend has certainly taken its toll on the British these past few weeks. Searching for healthy, sustainable and organic relaxation methods are always on the radar in our busy schedules. The ProjectLena team was surprised to discover a girly way to unwind after a hard day at work, at the […]